Scheraldi Module 6 Showcase


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Scheraldi Module 6 Showcase

  1. 1. Topic 2 : Animals from the zoo. By: Gina Scheraldi Module 6-Showcase
  2. 2. Project Purpose <ul><li>Grade 1 </li></ul><ul><li>The purpose is for students to study animals from the zoo, by going on a field trip and reading My Visit to the Zoo and other books through the use of visual art. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Project Objectives <ul><li>Students will… </li></ul><ul><li>Discuss animals from the zoo </li></ul><ul><li>Explore animals through books and paintings </li></ul><ul><li>Analyze pictures </li></ul><ul><li>Observe art work and picture book pictures </li></ul><ul><li>Research different animals to create a written project and picture of their own </li></ul><ul><li>Write a list of animal characteristics </li></ul>
  4. 4. Day 1-Share <ul><li>Students will discuss their own experiences and observations they have previously made at a zoo. </li></ul><ul><li>Teacher will write experiences on chart paper. </li></ul><ul><li>Students are introduced to the project and what they will be working on for the next few days. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Day 2-Read <ul><li>Teacher will read aloud the book My Visit To The Zoo by Aliki. </li></ul><ul><li>Students share with a partner what they learned from the book and the animals they heard in the book. </li></ul><ul><li>The class will create a list of animals they hope to see at the zoo on their field trip the next day and what they hope to learn. </li></ul>Aliki. (1997) My visit to the zoo. New York: HarperTrophy.
  6. 6. Day 3-Field Trip <ul><li>Class will go on a field trip to the St. Paul Como Zoo </li></ul><ul><li>Students will take notes about what they see </li></ul>
  7. 7. Day 4-Discuss <ul><li>Class will discuss their notes and observations from the zoo </li></ul><ul><li>Class will create a venn diagram to compare and contrast the zoo and the book animals. </li></ul><ul><li>Students choose an animal to research. </li></ul><ul><li>Students watch animal videos from other zoos. </li></ul><ul><li>Minnesota Zoo> http://www. mnzoo . com/animals/animals_liveCam .asp </li></ul><ul><li>Minnesota Zoo Facts> http://www. mnzoo . com/animals/animals_athtehZoo .asp </li></ul><ul><li>Toronto Zoo> http://www. to rontozoo .com/Animals/videos.asp </li></ul>
  8. 8. Day 5- ArtsConnected <ul><li>Class will watch the art collection and discuss what they see. </li></ul><ul><li>http://www. artsconnected .org/resource/102591/zoo-animals </li></ul>
  9. 9. Day 6-Model <ul><li>Teacher models how to choose an animal and how to find facts in a book. </li></ul><ul><li>Students will begin to research their animal using picture books chosen by the teacher. </li></ul><ul><li>Teacher will then model how to write down facts in a rough draft form and how to sketch their animal. </li></ul>
  10. 10. Day 7-Rough Draft <ul><li>Teacher will repeat the modeling of writing facts in a rough draft form and sketching the animal. </li></ul><ul><li>Students will finish up research and begin their rough drafts. </li></ul><ul><li>Teacher will confer with students as they work on their projects. </li></ul>
  11. 11. Day 8-Final Draft <ul><li>Students will complete their picture by using either paint, construction paper, or tissue paper. </li></ul><ul><li>Teacher will do a final </li></ul><ul><li>conference about their </li></ul><ul><li>project. </li></ul>Photo from:
  12. 12. Days 9 and 10-Finish <ul><li>Day 9: </li></ul><ul><li>Students finish working on their final projects. </li></ul><ul><li>When finished, students will share their final projects with a partner. </li></ul><ul><li>Day 10: </li></ul><ul><li>Projects will be hung up in the hallway. </li></ul><ul><li>Students will take a walk through of projects </li></ul>
  13. 13. Resources <ul><ul><ul><li>Aliki. (1997) My visit to the zoo. New York: HarperTrophy. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Minnesota Zoo. (2009) Minnesota zoo live videos . Videos retrieved from http://www. mnzoo . com/animals/animals_liveCam .asp </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Minnesota Zoo. (2009) Minnesota zoo animal facts and pictures. Facts and pictures retrieved from http://www. mnzoo . com/animals/animals_athtehZoo .asp </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Scheraldi, Gina. (2009) ArtsConnectEd. Zoo animal art collection . Collection retrieved from http://www. artsconnected .org/resource/102591/zoo-animals . </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Toronto Zoo. (2009) Zoo animal videos. Videos retrieved from http://www. to rontozoo .com/Animals/videos.asp </li></ul></ul></ul>
  14. 14. Project Rubric Put effort into the project Used time effectively Generated ideas about animals with understanding Created an animal with details Participated in class discussions Proficient 4 Excellent 3 Basic 2 Below Expectations 1 TOPIC 2